Kyrgyz

(redirected from Kirgyz)

Kyr·gyz

or Kir·ghiz  (kîr-gēz′)
adj.
Of or relating to Kyrgyzstan or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Kyrgyz or Kyr·gyz·es or Kirghiz or Kir·ghiz·es
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Kyrgyzstan.
b. A person of Kyrgyz ancestry.
c. A member of a traditionally nomadic people living principally in Kyrgyzstan.
2. The Turkic language of the Kyrgyz.

Kyrgyz

(ˈkɪəɡɪz) ,

Kirghiz

or

Kirgiz

npl -gyz, -ghiz or -giz
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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